Course Index

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HUM 152 PORTFOLIO INTRODUCTION

This course is designed for students who receive two transfer credits for HUM150: Critical Reasoning and Rhetoric.  Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Either entered NMC with a bachelor's degree or took a 3-credit public speaking course and a 3-credit critical thinking course

HUM 155 PORTFOLIO TRANSITION

This zero-credit course is designed for students who transfer from the accelerated nursing program to the traditional nursing program in their senior level. The purpose of this online course is to introduce students to the Educated Citizen Core Curriculum and NMC Portfolio requirements for traditional BSN students. Students will activate their electronic portfolios, submit writing samples, and begin documentation of the Educated Citizen outcomes so they are prepared for the final presentation to be given in SS 465 Capstone: The Educated Citizen.

  • Credits: 0.0

HUM 205 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

This course will engage students in reflective practice through the exploration of various models related to the skills of a reflective practitioner.  Students will explore theories of knowledge generation and then apply reflective processes to clinical experiences, thereby exploring their progress in the goals of the Educated Citizen.  Reflective practice theories and models may include: Donald Schon (reflection-in-action and reflection-on-action), Critical Incident Technique, Evidence-Based Practice, Fishbone Diagram/Ishikawa Diagram, and Critical Reflection (DEAL Model by Ash and Clayton).

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites: HUM 150 or HUM 152

HUM 210 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS

Introduction to Ethics introduces students to theories and practices of individual, communal and societal obligations.  Moral inquiry in the course proceeds from a philosophical basis.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Determined by major

HUM --- HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

*At least one of the two electives must be in the Arts or Human Connection.

See All Humanities Course Descriptions for specific course information.

  • Credits: 6.0

IDS 325 APPLIED ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH

Evidence-based practice is an important component of effective clinical management. This course allows students to develop skills in applied statistics and research while learning to critically examine healthcare information from a variety of sources, including but not limited to professional journals, governmental reports and public media.

Note - This meets the objectives for two SSC electives, Statistics and Research.

  • Credits: 3.0

IDS 465 SURVEY OF US HEALTH SYSTEMS

Healthcare professionals need to have an understanding of the interaction of U.S. healthcare policies and public health science to be able to act as change agents in their professions. How do health professionals access this information, analyze and react in ways that will improve the health and wellness of their patients? This course will inform and ask the student to respond to the dynamic area of U.S. healthcare systems

IDS 430 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

This course focuses on the particular ways in which writers apply the writing process to genres used regularly by healthcare professionals and utilize research to enhance patient outcomes. Writing assignments will develop studentsā€˜ skills in writing formal correspondence, completing proposals, including effective visual components in formal documents, and completing "Research Evaluation and Utilization Reports", which include recommendations for evidence-based practice in particular settings.

  • Credits: 3.0

ISC BONE DENSITOMETRY



  • Credits: 3.0

ISC 285 ADVANCED PATIENT CARE

This course is designed to assist the healthcare professional in becoming knowledgeable and proficient in advance patient care practices.  Topics covered in this course will include basic ECG interpretation, arrhythmias, and cardiac pharmacology.  In addition, students will learn basic and advanced airway management.  At the end of the course, the student will be eligible for certification with the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    BLS certification, enrollment in NMC medical imaging program (radiography or sonography)